Last modified on 30 May 2014, at 17:40

schlubby

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EtymologyEdit

schlub +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

schlubby (comparative schlubbier, superlative schlubbiest)

  1. (chiefly US, informal) Socially awkward, unattractive, clumsy, oafish, unkempt, fat, overweight.
    • 2009 February 4, Brad Stone, “In Campaign Wars, Apple Still Has Microsoft’s Number”, New York Times:
      Apple’s ads promote what you can do with an iPhone or iPod , or show the comedian John Hodgman as a schlubby PC guy being outfoxed by the actor Justin Long as hip Mac guy.